DIY recycled planter – don’t throw rusty loaf tins away!

DIY recycled planter - loaft tins transformed into herb planter for kitchen

Wondering what to do with your rusty loaf tins? I hate throwing away old rusty baking tins when they reach the end of their baking life. But let’s face it no one wants rust on their cakes!!  This DIY recycled planter is inspired by the storage potential of the old rusty baking tins plus a … Read more

DIY Mans Messenger Bag (post sponsored by Volkswagen)

Fancy creating an alternative mans messenger bag utilising a car seat belt?? Regular readers will be familiar with my passion for bag making and recycling – this bag combines both. Personally I think this bag is a great gift for a dad with a toddler, beyond the nappy bag stage but still needing to carry … Read more

Carving out time for creativity

How to carve out time from your busy schedule for creativity   Would you love to find time for a creative project? Super busy? I get it! Running from the morning schedule, everyone out of the house with lunch boxes, work, housework, menu planning, shopping, cleaning, cooking, playing with the children, organising play dates – … Read more

DIY drawstring car play mat (post sponsored by Volkswagen)

Do you have children, nephews, friends who love playing with cars? Why not create a DIY drawstring car play mat, perfect for storage of cars, plus play. I love how with the addition of a drawstring means the play mat pulls up into draw string bag. So easy to tidy away when the child has … Read more

Family memories captured in pebble wall art

Today I am sharing with you a pebble wall hanging made with pebbles collected on the beach. As a family we recently visited the coast on a cold winters day, the frost lingered on the seaweed despite the bright sunshine. My daughter is not being that interested in being outside. To engage her on our trip … Read more